Algeria, France Deny Libya Operation

Updated: Wed 11 Jun, 11:15 am

During a visit to Algiers, French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, along with his Algerian counterpart, Ramtane Lamamra, denied allegations that a joint operation involving both countries had taken … read more »

French Soldier Killed in Mali Roadside Bomb

Updated: Tue 30 Apr, 07:01 am 2013

As the UN approves the deployment of peacekeepers to Mali, another French soldier has been killed by an improvised explosive in the country. read more »

Global Leaders Pledge Billions for Sahel

Updated: Tue 5 Nov, 12:45 pm

Global leaders have pledged over $8 billion to boost economic growth in the Sahel region of West Africa as they begin a United Nations-led visit to an area that has suffered for decades from … read more »